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14 April 2014

HarbourVest streaks past target with $1bn co-investment fund close

wharf-harbour-boats-ships-sea Global private equity firm HarbourVest has beaten the target for its latest co-investment vehicle by holding a $1bn final close.

10 April 2014

RCP Advisors raises more than $100m for second co-investment fund

dollar envelope money Private equity firm RCP Advisors has hit the $100m mark for its second co-investment fund.

1 April 2014

Co-investment opens door to additional risk as well as potential returns, study warnsp

Co-investment programmes have a substantial risk of generating poor returns, even with a reasonably sized co-investment portfolio, according to a new study.

26 March 2014

Unigestion holds first close for third secondaries vehicle, eyes co-investment fundp

Geneva-headquartered asset management firm Unigestion has held a first close on its latest secondaries fund and has plans to launch its first dedicated co-investment vehicle.

18 March 2014

Private Advisors beats target with $120m final close for co-investment fundp

dollars 15_sq US-based alternative investment firm Private Advisors has beaten the $100m target for its third co-investment fund by holding a $120m final close.

17 March 2014

Strong co-investment performance persuades LPs to up their exposurep

team2_170-copy More than half of current private equity investors plan to increase their co-investment activities this year after being drawn by the outperformance such vehicles can offer, new research suggests.

27 February 2014

Time for co-investments is nowp

The most frequently cited reasons given for pursuing co-investments is to lower effective fees and shorten the J-curve. Although both are important, the dominant reason should be to enhance returns through deal selection, according to a new white paper.

25 February 2014

LPs flock to co-investments despite unimpressive returnsp

Private equity direct investments undertaken by institutional investors have to date failed to impress, according to recent research.

18 February 2014

LPs find co-investment poses as many risks as rewardsp

While co-investment is here to stay and some LPs have found it to be additive to their private equity portfolio performance, executing a programme can present significant challenges, not least around adverse selection and aligning incentives.

11 February 2014

Adveq teams with Michigan pension for A$211m Australian almond orchard deal

almonds European fund of funds major Adveq has bought 18,000 hectares of almond orchards in Australia for A$211m through its real assets arm.

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